The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Solution Architect
Rank 937 907 918
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 6 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.026% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.027% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 10
Average salary £97,500 £77,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.80% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £91,250 £58,400 £64,800
10% offered a salary of more than £104,000 £101,000 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £92,500 £75,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 6 £97,500 +25.80% 5
London +7 5 £97,500 -2.50% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £92,500 -
South West - 1 £92,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £92,500 -

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 26 (49.06%) GCIA
1 26 (49.06%) GCIH
1 26 (49.06%) CISA
1 26 (49.06%) C
1 26 (49.06%) CISSP
1 26 (49.06%) Network Security
1 26 (49.06%) CEH
1 26 (49.06%) SIEM
2 24 (45.28%) Splunk
2 24 (45.28%) ArcSight
2 24 (45.28%) Wireshark
2 24 (45.28%) SolarWinds
2 24 (45.28%) Intel Security
2 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
2 24 (45.28%) Trustwave
2 24 (45.28%) LogRhythm
2 24 (45.28%) QRadar
3 20 (37.74%) TOGAF
4 18 (33.96%) Zachman Framework
5 13 (24.53%) Oracle
5 13 (24.53%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (20.75%) Open Source
7 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
7 10 (18.87%) Java
7 10 (18.87%) IBM
8 8 (15.09%) SOA
8 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.21%) Middleware
10 6 (11.32%) Data Architecture
10 6 (11.32%) SWIFT

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP hybris
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) Network Security
2 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
2 24 (45.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Big Data
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (13.21%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) SIEM
2 20 (37.74%) TOGAF
3 18 (33.96%) Zachman Framework
4 11 (20.75%) Open Source
5 8 (15.09%) SOA
5 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.32%) Data Architecture
7 4 (7.55%) Presales
8 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.66%) SDLC
9 2 (3.77%) Business Development
9 2 (3.77%) Data Security
9 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.77%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (3.77%) Information Security
9 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.89%) Analytics
10 1 (1.89%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.89%) Line Management
10 1 (1.89%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) C
2 10 (18.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (49.06%) CEH
1 26 (49.06%) CISA
1 26 (49.06%) CISSP
1 26 (49.06%) GCIA
1 26 (49.06%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 24 (45.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) ArcSight
1 24 (45.28%) Intel Security
1 24 (45.28%) LogRhythm
1 24 (45.28%) SolarWinds
1 24 (45.28%) Splunk
1 24 (45.28%) Trustwave
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle
3 10 (18.87%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe
4 2 (3.77%) hybris
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.77%) SAP
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